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Name: CHIRTON
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 30/10/1882
Completed: 11/1882
Builder: T & W Smith
Yard: North Shields
Yard Number: 81
Dimensions: 1052grt, 645nrt, 225.0 x 33.1 x 14.9ft
Engines: C2cyl (26 & 52 x 33ins), 129nhp
Engines by: Wallsend Slipway Co Ltd, Wallsend
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 84872
History:
11/1882 Eskdale, Dodds & Co, North Shields
1893 J Walton, North Shields
1897 A/S Arthur (LB Rafen), Holmestrand; renamed ARTHUR
28/01/1910 Sank
Comments: 28/01/1910: Sank after grounding off Falsterbo on a voyage from
Ghent to Neufahrwasser with a cargo of phosphate
Subsequently refloated and broken up